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Seawind Catamarans

This company appears to be winning a lot of awards for the new 1160 and solid reviews for the 1000. Just wondering what the thoughts/opinions/reviews were of this company and how their boats compare to the other multi hulls out there (ie Gemini etc)
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I'm no expert, but I like these boats a lot. They're quite wide for catamarans, but the open space in the saloon is very nice. Very comfortable sailing on the 1000 and I imagine even better on the 1160. I know that the 1000XL has better reviews for sailing. It's the same as the 1000, but the hulls are extended 2-3 feet aft.
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The real problem IMHO with the Seawind catamarans is how open the deck/salon is to the elements... you don't really have a cabin...you have a tent that has hulls under it...
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How about those Antares 44i...WOW!!! I liked the Seawind, but would have the same concern as SD mentions above, but then I guess it depends somewhat on where you're sailing too?
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Here's an article from the company's website that was published by Blue Water Sailing magazine:http://www.seawindcats.com/system/fi...ind%201000.pdf
I know some of these boats have made long offshore passages. The article tells it like it is.
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